Sheela N. Magge MD, MSCEDirector, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes; Lawson Wilkins Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Magge is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lawson Wilkins Endowed Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. She is a clinician investigator dedicated to improving the lives of children with type 2 diabetes, obesity, and insulin resistance, as well as the cardiovascular implications of these conditions. After completing her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Harvard University, Dr. Magge attended Yale Medical School, and then went to Boston Children’s Hospital for her pediatrics residency. She pursued her subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Magge has performed patient-oriented research throughout her career. Her clinical research includes studies of dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease in pediatric prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, studies of diabetes and cardiovascular risk in adolescents with Down syndrome, as well as the mechanisms behind differential cardiometabolic risk between different ethnic and ancestral groups. She has been continuously funded by the NIH since her original faculty appointment in 2007, and served as an appointed member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition from 2012-2018.